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Pine library seeks community’s help

Rattlin' the Rim

In the July 15 Rattlin’ the Rim, I encouraged Payson High School’s prospective football players to participate in a preseason training camp to be held July 18-22 on the school’s campus.

We need a roundabout

I love roundabouts. The intersection in Payson that screams for a roundabout is McLane and Longhorn.

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Cyclist blows past challenges to defend title

As much as last year’s Mountain Bike National Championship meant to Cypress Gorry, this year’s crown may be even more special to the 2012 Payson High graduate.

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Two-vehicle accident slows traffic on Hwy. 260

A two-vehicle accident slowed westbound traffic on Hwy. 260 at the intersection of Mud Springs Road late Thursday morning.

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Four Forest Restoration public meeting Thursday night in Payson at JRE

The Forest Service has released the Proposed Action (PA) for the Rim Country Project and the public is encouraged to provide comments. These comments will help the Interdisciplinary Team as they conduct a comprehensive analysis of the environmental impacts of the proposed restoration treatments.

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Forest fire east of Pine on Milk Ranch Point

Earlier Wednesday, a forest fire started east of Pine on Milk Ranch Point.

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Candidate Cattle Call

Chamber draws political hopefuls

A recent meeting of the Rim Country Regional Chamber of Commerce attracted almost everyone running for office in Rim Country — in both the primary in August and the general election in November.

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Bearfoot and Pine trails offer scenic challenge

Sometimes, you can’t stop.

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A wet blessing

Streams we’ve battered and abused have new hope of restoration

The gurgle.

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Irate residents prompt Tonto Schools to back off tax hike

Residents say district should ask for help before hiking tax rates

Outside the Tonto Basin Elementary School District, temperatures soared past 100. Inside, tempers sizzled even hotter as residents gathered to protest a proposed boost in their property taxes.

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Fiber line hit near Globe

This morning, construction crews hit a fiber line causing some disruption in the Gila County Sheriff’s Office dispatch center in Globe.

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Payson police raise held up

The long-awaited raise for Payson police officers proved smaller than many had anticipated.

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Football fun this week in Rumsey Park

Payson kicks off the high school football season four weeks from Friday at home against Safford.

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PHS standout back to lead grapplers

Bryan Burke, 25, named wrestling coach, varsity football assistant

A standout from the Longhorns’ glorious football past now begins his quest to return Payson High’s wrestling program to its glory days.

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Yeomans chips way to big day

When you’re closest to the pin on two different holes you probably enjoyed a good round of golf.

Many helped with benefit

Moose Lodge 852 and Women of the Moose chapter 2012 would like to thank these individuals and businesses for their donations and support for the Wallace family benefit, (which was held) from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, July 16:

Thank you, Rim Country!

Much has been written about this past softball Season and the Lady Longhorns.

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Summer’s the time for a berry-picking adventure

Outdoors Under the Rim

If you are an outdoor person, there seems to be a season for everything.

We must end dark money corruption

This might sound partisan.

Don’t limit off-roaders

In reading an article about motorized vehicle ban on key Payson trails, I realized nowhere does Mr. Morris state how to register support or displeasure with the proposed plan.